In the 2018 FenderBender Industry Survey, most shops claimed to charge an hour or less for diagnostics scans. The 30 percent that charges more than one hour, though, post much better profitability numbers.
When it came to turning a flailing shop around after taking over, Donielle Lopez looked for intimate ways her mom-and-pop shop could find success. As a result of her daily approach to management, she doubled revenue in just one year.
LiDAR technology on self-driving vehicles requires a certain amount of light reflected back to their sensors in order to detect surrounding objects. And your paint department can compromise that light. Here’s how LiDAR technology and paint interact on autonomous vehicles.
One of the best ways to beat the technician shortage and win against the collision repair industry’s giants is to keep your shop’s tools and technology updated. Here’s a seven-step plan for building a technology and tools budget.
With information culled from the inaugural FenderBender Industry Survey, here's a statistical breakdown of what what technology, tool and equipment investments are driving the most profitable collision repair shops.
In the 2017 FenderBender KPI Survey, shops that invested in CSI software sported much higher annual revenues. Here are the other tool and technology purchases that separate them from less profitable shops.